Clinical and microbiological effects of probiotic lozenges in the treatment of chronic periodontitis: a 1-year follow-up study


Tekce M., Ince G., Gursoy H., DİRİKAN İPCİ Ş., ÇAKAR G., KADİR T. , ...More

JOURNAL OF CLINICAL PERIODONTOLOGY, vol.42, no.4, pp.363-372, 2015 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 42 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/jcpe.12387
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF CLINICAL PERIODONTOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.363-372
  • Keywords: L, reuteri, microbiology, periodontitis, Probiotics, scaling and root planing, LACTOBACILLUS-REUTERI, ACTINOBACILLUS-ACTINOMYCETEMCOMITANS, SUBGINGIVAL MICROFLORA, THERAPY, RECOLONIZATION, METRONIDAZOLE, COLONIZATION, MICROBIOTA, BIOFILMS, TABLETS

Abstract

AimThe objective of this study was to evaluate the effects of lozenges containing L.reuteri as an adjuvant treatment to initial periodontal therapy for chronic periodontitis patients and to detect the level of L.reuteri colonization in the periodontal pockets of treated patients.